The State Board of Health shall receive and review each completed application for a permit and shall annually or more often, if required, inspect each plant whether in-state or out-of-state. The board shall issue a permit for each plant requested if the application is complete, the fee is tendered, and the plant is in compliance with reasonable rules of the board.
(1) Permits shall be state-wide in application.
(2) Permits shall be non-transferable. Whenever there is a change of ownership of a plant, a new permit is required.